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Dementia resource launched online

A new digital talking book aims to make healthcare information easily accessible to carers and those with dementia. Bolton Clarke’s Information on Dementia in English was developed in collaboration with Dementia Australia and released online this week. The digital book ...

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Virtual reality improving wound care

Aged care staff are testing the usefulness of virtual reality headsets for senior clients, and it’s transforming wound management procedures. Originally developed by the gaming industry, VR intervention has emerged in clinical care as a non-medicinal method to distract patients ...

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Baby boomers get blogging

Academics have found that baby boomers are keen to enter the blogosphere, and once given the tools, will go online to discuss everything from genetically modified food to gothic horror fiction. University of the Sunshine Coast’s Dr Karen Sutherland has ...

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